NETFLIX ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL
ORIGINAL COMEDY SERIES
JOINING STAR STEVE CARELL ARE JOHN MALKOVICH, BEN SCHWARTZ, DIANA SILVERS,TAWNY NEWSOME, JIMMY O. YANG & ALEX SPARROW
ACCLAIMED FILMMAKER PAUL KING TO DIRECT TWO EPISODES
Workplace comedy centered around the people back on Earth tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services… Space Force.
10 x 30-minute episodes
Carell, who co-created the series, stars and executive produces
Office (U.S.); King of the Hill; Parks and Recreation), is the co-creator of the series
and serves as showrunner and executive producer
Office (U.S.); The Mindy Project; Parks and Recreation) also serves as executive producer
Pope) plays “Dr. Adrian Mallory” – Head Science Advisor, brilliant,
arrogant and hoping to prevent space from becoming the next great international battlefield.
and Recreation, House of Lies)
plays “F. Tony Scarapiducci” – A self-centered
media consultant whose Machiavellian goals only sometimes line up with those of Mark or Space Force.
MA) plays “Erin Naird”
– Popular and an A-student in Washington DC, Mark’s daughter is an
outcast in Wild Horse Colorado after transferring to a remote military base and turns to delinquency.
Dollar Propertie$, Brockmire) plays “Angela Ali” – Helicopter pilot,
ambitious and competitive, with secret dreams that she keeps close to the vest.
O. Yang (Silicon
Valley, Crazy Rich Asians) plays “Doctor Chan Kaifang” – Doctor Mallory’s
right hand man, Chan is a brilliant astrophysicist and rocket engineer who immigrated from China as a teenager and loves all things American, from fly fishing to the Baltimore Orioles.
(Unreal, The Vatican
“Yuri ‘Bobby’ Telatovich” – A charming
observer from the Russian Government, Yuri is curious about many things in Mark’s life, like his daughter, or the tech specs of the Javelin missile.
BAFTA-nominated filmmaker Paul King
(Paddington, Paddington 2)
has been tapped to direct two episodes of Space
Force, including the pilot.
previously announced, Steve Carell
will star in Space Force.
He plays “Mark R. Naird,” a General tapped by the White House to lead a new branch of the Armed Forces with the goal of putting American “Boots on the Moon” by 2024.